Partnership Board And Trustees

The Biosphere’s Partnership Board is made up of representatives of businesses, communities and organisations – people who live and work in Galloway and Southern Ayrshire.

The board meets quarterly to share their knowledge and expertise and help to guide the delivery of the Biosphere’s Management Plans.

The Biosphere’s Trustees are drawn from the Partnership Board and actively support Biosphere staff in the delivery of their duties.

Partnership Board

Melanie Allen – Chair Nithbank Country Estate
Laura Warrender Minuntion Estate
Anthony Daye South of Scotland Enterprise
Martin MacDonald Port Logan Community
Andrew Bielinski Dalry Community Council / RSPB
Cllr Alec Clark South Ayrshire Council
John Thomson Nether Linkins Farm
Liz Marquis The Energy Agency
Joan Mitchell Bagbie Farm
Patrick Wiggins Sustainable Development
Max Agnew Maybole Community
Jayne Ashley Sustainability Practitioner and Artist
Chris Saunders Adventure Centre for Education
John McKerchar Turnberry Rugs


Neil Murray - Scottish Forestry Liaison Officer
Stuart Graham - NatureScot Liaison Officer